Henning Dralle, MD, FRCS, FACS, FEBS

Department of Surgery, University Hospital Halle, Halle, Germany

Prof. Henning Dralle is Professor of Surgery and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at University of Halle-Wittenberg, Halle/Saale, Germany since 1994. Now, he is the Full Professor of Surgery in University Hospital Halle. Prof. Dralle was President of the German Association of Endocrine Surgeons (CAEK) from 1997 – 2000, and again from 2006 – 2009. From 2005 up to 2011 he was President of the German Thyroid Association, and from 2005 – 2007 he was President of the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons (IAES). In addition, he was Secretary of the European Board of Surgery, Division of Endocrine Surgery (DES), from 1999 to 2007, and the President of the European Society of Endocrine Surgeons (ESES) from 2008 to 2010.

Prof. Dralle has authored more than 620 peer-reviewed publications, and 180 book chapters and review articles, including New England Journal of Medicine, Cancer Research, Cancer, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Thyroid, Annals of Surgery, Surgery, and World Journal of Surgery. The h-index of Professor Dralle is 55. Prof. Dralle´s special interest is clinical and translational research of endocrine surgery of the thyroid, parathyroids, adrenals, and gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.